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Kerala sex-for-silence case: Two priests surrender before a local court after Supreme Court dismisses anticipatory bail
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Kerala sex-for-silence case: Two priests surrender before a local court after Supreme Court dismisses anticipatory bail

On 6 August, the Supreme Court had dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of two priests — Jaise K George and Father Sony Varghese — in connection with the Kerala sex scandal case.. The Apex Court division bench, headed by Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri, asked both the accused priests to surrender before the police by 13 August.

Kerala sex-for-silence case: NCW recommends abolition of practice of confession; Kerala bishops call proposal ridiculous
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Kerala sex-for-silence case: NCW recommends abolition of practice of confession; Kerala bishops call proposal ridiculous

The National Commission of Women (NCW) has recommended abolishing the practice of "confessions" in churches as it can lead to the blackmailing of women, garnering backlash from the Christian community in Kerala

Kerala sex-for-silence scandal: Supreme Court asks state government to give status report on investigation
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Kerala sex-for-silence scandal: Supreme Court asks state government to give status report on investigation

SC asked for a status report from the Kerala govt by 6 August, in the case of rape and molestation against four Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church priests.

Kerala sex-for-silence scandal: HC grants conditional bail to priest, accused to appear before investigating officer twice a week
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Kerala sex-for-silence scandal: HC grants conditional bail to priest, accused to appear before investigating officer twice a week

Granting the bail, Justice V Rajavijaya Raghavan from Kerala High Court directed the priest to appear before the investigating officer twice a week and not to influence the witnesses or tamper with the evidence.

Kerala sex-for-silence case: Second priest accused of sexually abusing woman arrested; 2 others still absconding
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Kerala sex-for-silence case: Second priest accused of sexually abusing woman arrested; 2 others still absconding

Johnson P Mathew, a counsellor, was arrested from Kozhencherry in the district in Kerala and is being questioned by crime branch sleuths, police sources said.

Kerala sex-for-silence case: One of the 4 Syrian Orthodox priests accused of sexually abusing woman surrenders in Kollam
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Kerala sex-for-silence case: One of the 4 Syrian Orthodox priests accused of sexually abusing woman surrenders in Kollam

Father Job Mathew, the second accused in the case, surrendered before the Kollam Crime Branch office in Kerala and is being questioned, police sources said.

Kerala 'sex for silence' case: HC declines anticipatory bail to rape-accused priests; investigation team to continue probe
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Kerala 'sex for silence' case: HC declines anticipatory bail to rape-accused priests; investigation team to continue probe

In the bail plea, all three priests from Kerala alleged that the case has been filed with a hidden agenda to malign the image of the Church.

Kerala 'sex for silence' case: Crime Branch to take over probe into sexual abuse allegations against five priests
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Kerala 'sex for silence' case: Crime Branch to take over probe into sexual abuse allegations against five priests

Five priests of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church in Kerala have been accused of blackmailing and sexually abusing the woman. "A crime branch probe has been ordered into the allegations," police sources said.